The "Wall Street" Election Poll 8/2

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In the past week ending Wednesday, the LPL Financial “Wall Street” Election Poll index reflected a shift toward Republicans. After a surge for the Democrats in June, July has seen stabilization in the trend.

Over the past week, the overall market rose. Solid gains in the Republicanfavored Telecom and Energy-related industries offset losses in Managed Care. Declines in the Construction Materials industry group and underperformance of Homebuilders contributed to smaller gains overall for the Democrat-favored industries.

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